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Top Ten Tuesday- Planner Supplies

Top ten Tues planner supplies

I often see the question, “What do I need to get started in my planner?” come up in Planner Groups on Facebook.

Well… the planner world can be quite intimidating. You get on Instagram and see all these fun layouts that looks like a scrapbook factory vomited all over someone’s planner. You think … yes! I want Scrapbook Vomit! My life will not be complete until I have it!!!

And then you get your new planner… and it’s empty… a vast blankness stares back at you and you get scared… and close it… and wonder what you’ve gotten yourself into. 
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Top Ten Tuesday- Uses for Scrapbook Paper

Top Ten Tues Scrapbook

I’m starting a new series here on the blog… Top Ten Tuesday. I will search the internet for you and bring the results right here to Ninja Mom Designs! Each week will feature something planner/ crafty related.

This week, I went on the search for fun ways to use Scrapbook Paper!
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June Clip Art Freebie

june freebie

June already!!! As much as I didn’t think it would, May flew by. I know we aren’t supposed to wish away any part of our lives… or our children’s lives. But I sure am ready to get through this summer! My daughter is finishing the first cycle of chemo to treat a brain tumor (which was removed) and is gearing up for cycle two in about a week.
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A Few of My Favorite Pens

favorite pens

I have a serious addiction to office supplies… more specifically to pens. My husband knows that while I would appreciate flowers, pens are the way to my heart.

Not all pens are the same! If you know this, then you know what I am talking about! I wanted to share with you my favorite pens.
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A Look Inside my Planner

a look in my planner

A couple of weeks ago, I found it… planner peace. I know… sounds weird… but if you know what I’m talking about… then you KNOW what I’m talking about!

**Be sure to scroll all the way down for a FREEBIE**

This decorating a planner business is serious stuff… finding your own style can be a challenge. I’ve had a Happy Planner for almost a year and have tried a few different layout styles… and finally, I found it… MY STYLE!

a look in my planner 2

I want my planner to be functional and personal. I don’t necessarily need it to keep up with my business stuff or homeschool planning. I have separate systems for that. So, here’s what I came up with:

Top Section: Bible. I am doing the daily Scripture writing challenges that you may have seen floating around? Many of them are themed. The one in particular that I am doing this month is all about dealing with fear and anxiety.

Middle Section: Notes. I’ve been using this to jot down items for prayer, reminders from Scripture, etc.

Bottom Section: To Do. Meals, appointments, special days, etc. go in this sections.

On the side, I made a pretty sticker to take notes and keep up with exercise… I just check off or write a little note on the days I walk/ exercise.

I recently discovered stamps at Michael’s that are similar to THESE and THESE. They are small and wooden and perfect for my planner. Super cute things like a fork and knife, birthday box, music note, coffee, star, heart, arrow, etc.

I also picked up so Memento Ink which does not bleed through my planner pages.

Can you feel the planner peace????

I had a lot of compliments on the side stickers. If you’d like a copy of them, click below to download:

Bible Notes ToDo Printable

Sidebar with Sneakers

RECENTLY ADDED TO ETSY… Themed Bible Journaling Paper Sticker Kits… Check them out along with other paper stickers from Ninja Mom Designs Etsy. 

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